Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Early morning shooting leaves one man dead in Mount Rainier.
Mount Rainier and Prince George's County police departments are investigating an early morning shooting which left one man dead. At about 4:40 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, officers from the Mount Rainier Police Department responded to the 3800 block of 37th Street for reports of shots fired. According to Mount Rainier Police Chief Michael Scott, Mount Rainier police were on the scene in less than a minute. Once on scene, police discovered an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to Prince George's Hospital Center where he was declared dead. Police have not yed identified the victim, nor have they identified a possible suspect or a motive. According to a spokesperson from the Prince George's …
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Mount Rainier Police officers learn how physical surroundings impact crime rates.
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Mount Rainier police officer was hit twice, but not seriously injured, by the driver of a car during a traffic stop in Chillum. Suspect still at large.
A Mount Rainier city police officer is nursing injuries at home after being hit twice by a car during a traffic stop on Tuesday evening. The incident began at around 10 p.m. on Feb. 7 when Mount Rainier Police Cpl. A.J. Ortiz began a traffic stop near the intersection of Chillum and Queens Chapel roads in the parking lot of the RAI Care Center. Ortiz was trying to get the information from the driver when suddenly the driver threw the car into reverse, turned the wheel and punched the gas. The turning, reversing car struck Ortiz, throwing him off balance. The driver then threw the car into drive and hit Ortiz a second time, rolling the officer over the driver's side hood and windshield where he then fell to the pavement. As the car drove …